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The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts cartoon

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written
in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
- Beverley Nichols


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Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth,
and that is that no instruction book came with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
- Thomas Jefferson

If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
- Ron Reagan

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Don't join the book burners.
Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts
by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly

O Day of days when we can read!
The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America,
the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry,
and of criminal inquiry too.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all,
there is only the meaning we each give to our life,
an individual meaning, an individual plot,
like an individual novel, a book for each person.
- Anais Nin

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;
How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim Soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face;
And bending down beside the glowing bars,
Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead
And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.
- William Butler Yeats

I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally,
my hair made into a smooth bell.
- Antonia Fraser

Court TV.
I can't stop watching it.
I am absolutely obsessed!
If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband,
my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV.
- Debra Messing

Having a lot of people suddenly depending on me to
get the job done was a marvelous motivator.
The book and movie deals seemed to flip a switch in my head,
and off I went.
- Laura Hillenbrand

The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation,
the fundamentals on which to build.
- Thomas Keller

In my book I specifically discussed the structural
nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of
Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
- Carol P. Christ

Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice,
but everyone has a book in them.
Yes, that old cliche.
- Tanith Lee

I've learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles.
- Greg Louganis

An autobiography is a book a person writes about his
own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.
- Roald Dahl

Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued.
- Joseph Wambaugh

And my father always took me to the library.
We were both book addicts.
- Cornelia Funke

The first time I read an excellent work,
it is to me just as if I gained a new friend;
and when I read over a book I have perused before,
it resembles the meeting of an old one.
- George Gissing

A stage play requires very different craft from a book,
fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
- Dirk Benedict

The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and
it was called 'Billy's Booger.'
It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math.
- William Joyce

If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television.
Both are better than any sleeping pill.
- Ethel Merman

While the 1980 book was being serialized in the Sunday Times,
Charles attacked it through the Observer.
- Anthony Holden

Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine
whether a book is good or bad;
for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other.
It is usually both.
- Robert Musil

Even after Sword was published, I was still only thinking about the next book,
Elfstones.
- Terry Brooks

My writing has to support more than my research habit,
but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history.
- Lynn Abbey

Mark Twain's Roughing It is a book that many people don't know about,
but I highly recommend to anybody at any age.
- Chuck Jones

A book that is shut is but a block.
- Thomas Fuller

Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape,
on the day the first book was written.
- Arthur Helps

I am a struggling writer.
A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living.
So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care.
- Christopher Darden

Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed
to have read and often thinks they have.
- Alan Bennett

The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups.
I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers
and book groups from a couple of churches.
- Anita Diament

There is no friend as loyal as a book.
- Ernest Hemingway

Bonfire of the Vanities: The lesson of that book is,
never start believing your own press.
- Charles James

I must say I find television very educational.
The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
- Groucho Marx

She told fortunes for a living.
It's a wacky book and was great fun to write.
It is very much a look at what life was like for women
in Australia in the 1960's.
- Colleen McCullough

I just wrote a book, but don't go out and buy it yet,
because I don't think it's finished yet.
- Lawrence Welk

Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write.
- Jean M. Auel

Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it.
Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer.
- Len Deighton

I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press,
a new primer or encyclopedia.
This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
- Mario Batali

I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant.
I never read the book, and I think before I started
filming I watched the movie.
I thought it was very dated.
- Glenn Close

The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable,
but not too glamorous.
- Antonia Fraser

You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.
- C. S. Lewis

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race.
Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought
has its page in that vast book.
- Victor Hugo

We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book:
in silence,
but imagining the sound.
- Zoltan Kodaly


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